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Historical Photo Challenge: Can You Guess?

What can you tell us about this historical photo?

Springfield Patch wants to see how well you know your town history.

Each week we will feature an historical photo from the archives of the and ask readers to guess what is pictured, the date the photo was taken and/or what is located there today.

What can you tell us about this historical photo?

What is it? What's at this location today?

Leave your answers in the comment area and we will let you know if you're correct.

Start your guessing!

shanagail June 12, 2011 at 03:50 PM
This is a photo of the Piasecki helicopter plant that was later sold to Boeing Vertol. It is on Woodland Ave., Rt. 420 and is the present site of BJ's. The remains of the control tower can still be seen.
Leslie Truluck June 14, 2011 at 04:39 AM
Answers will be acknowledged when we post the next photo challenge.
Leslie Truluck June 16, 2011 at 08:13 PM
Can anyone guess the date for this photo?
Leslie Truluck June 17, 2011 at 05:25 AM
Correct! Nicely done, quickly.
Leslie Truluck June 17, 2011 at 03:07 PM
You nailed it! The photo is circa 1974.

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